In Albany, a rumor of a rumor catches fire

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The New York Times breaks its silence in regard to the massive amount of speculation swirling around David Paterson and a devastating profile the paper was alleged to have written about the governor:

It has often been a self-feeding, self-referential frenzy, and it has managed to get Mr. Paterson pretty worked up, too. He’s been asked questions by reporters about a story the reporters don’t know exists, and he has denied rumors about what that story that he doesn’t know exists might say.

Tuesday evening, Joe Sexton, The Times’s Metropolitan Editor, said: “Obviously we are not responsible for what other news organizations are reporting. It’s not coming from The Times.”

At the time this piece was posted, the Times has not published any profile about New York Governor David Paterson.

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